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Domestic Violence Podcasts

I’m a Survivor

Most of survivor Misty Chaviers’ podcast episodes are under 20 minutes, perfect for finding inspiration as you commute to work or school. 

Dirty John

Based on the terrifying true-life reporting from the LA Times of an abuser who infiltrated the life of survivor Debra Newell and her daughters. The series was also made into a TV series for Bravo. Don’t worry—Newell and her family make it out alive.

Shatterproof: Thriving After Domestic Abuse

A survivor-created podcast about changing yourself after abuse “from the inside-out.” Creator Mickie Zada interviews survivors about how they reinvented themselves after escaping an abusive partner. 

Spotlight: The Podcast for the Domestic Abuse Sector

Interviews with advocates and experts on important domestic violence issues like support for LGBT survivors and how homelessness and abuse intersect. 

Targeted—True Crime: Domestic Violence

This one may be difficult for some survivors, but fascinating to others. This true crime podcast delves into real life cases of family violence, examining how similar crimes might be prevented in the future.

I, Survivor

Another that may be tough for some survivors to listen to, but this captivating series features inspiring survivors of all types of trauma telling their first-hand stories of perseverance.

PAVE: Professionals Against Violence Podcast

Listen as experts from all corners of the world speak about preventing all types of family violence. Listen to this episode on the Safe Child Act featuring Barry Goldstein, expert advisor for DomesticShelters.org. 

The Practical Feminist 

More issue-focused, listen as two women dig into and discuss feminist topics including domestic violence, the #MeToo movement and reproductive rights. 

The Survivor’s Guide to Life

Self-care is so vitally important during and after escaping abuse. Learn how to foster resilience in yourself with this podcast from two life coaches and mentors.

Therapy for Black Girls

Find strength and inspiration from licensed psychologist, Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, in this popular podcast where she offers strategies for improving your mental health.

The Domestic Violence Discussion

This podcast is a discussion about domestic violence, from the perspective of a survivor. Episodes cover everything from what domestic violence is, what it looks like, and how it affects not only survivors but the community they live in. 

Understanding Today’s Narcissist

Christine Hammond, MS, LMHC, a licensed psychotherapist, speaker and author is dedicated to separating fact from fiction when it comes to dealing with a narcissist in your life.

Toxic

What happens when toxic masculinity goes unchecked for far too long? In this true-crime podcast, domestic violence journalist and advocate Amanda Kippert along with co-host and comic relief Jenna Brandl shine a spotlight on the men who have chosen to abuse more than just their male privilege. 

Something Was Wrong

Something Was Wrong is an Iris Award-Winning immersive storytelling docuseries podcast about the discovery, trauma, and recovery from emotionally (and otherwise) abusive relationships.

The following guidelines are used by DomesticShelters.org to determine which books we will make available in our Recommended Books section. If you are an author and would like us to consider your book for our site, please review the guidelines carefully before submitting. To submit a book, email us at info@domesticshelters.org and include a PDF copy of the book.

  • Your book must be published by a traditional publisher, not self-published.
  • The book must be professionally written, researched, fact-checked, edited and copyedited.
  • The book must meet book publishing industry standards for formatting, structure and presentation.
  • The writing must exhibit expert understanding of domestic violence or related topics.
  • The author is ideally widely recognized for their expertise on the topic presented.
  • The book must have an ISBN 10.
  • The book must be available through amazon.com.
  • You must submit a PDF version of the book so that it can be easily reviewed.

While we receive many book submissions and reserve the right to determine which books will become available on DomesticShelters.org, we’re nonetheless greatly appreciative of all the good work created by the many people working to help survivors and end domestic violence.